Keshi hails home-based Eagles

Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi says he is satisfied with the performances of the domestic league players he has been training in Abuja ahead the Super Eagles’ Gabon 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against   Chad in Kaduna on June13, the News Agency of Nigeria reports. Keshi said, “Right now, a

You will be judged by your performance, not by fighting corruption, Bola Ajibola tells Buhari


Prince Bola Ajibola (SAN), a one time Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice , in this interview says General Mohammadu Buhari will be missing the point if he dissipates all his energy fighting corruption and failing to provide basic needs to the people. The post You will be

Every World Cup tells its own story – Jones

As president of the Local Organising Committee, Steffi Jones was the face of the FIFA Women’s World Cup Germany 2011, bringing her enthusiastic and open manner to the role to ensure that the finals were a huge success. The end of the tournament heralded a new chapter in Jones’s life

Eagles need new defenders to become African giants – Fuludu

Vincent Enyeama has become something of a cult figure in the Super Eagles since he guided Nigeria to their third Africa Cup of Nations triumph in South Africa in 2013 – and pulled off some big saves to help the team qualify for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Former

I’m ready for French Open – Murray

Andy Murray says he is playing the best clay-court tennis of his career as he heads into the French Open.   The tournament, which begins at Roland Garros, Paris on Sunday, ends on June 7.

Serena targets 20th Gland Slam

Serena Williams says that at 33 she believes that time is still on her side for her to set a new all-time record of Grand Slam singles title wins, AFP reports. The American bagged her 19th title at the Australian Open in January.

Reading dump Aiyegbeni

Out-of-favour Super Eagles striker Yakubu Aiyegbeni has been sent packing by English Championship outfit Reading. According to Reading Chronicle, the well-travelled former Blackburn star, who sensationally returned to English football after he joined Royals as a free agent in February, was   ushered through the Madejski Stadium exit door along with

Power situation could get worse, FG warns


The Federal Government yesterday warned that the power situation in the country could get worse if the labour unions’ strike is not called off. The post Power situation could get worse, FG warns appeared first on Vanguard News.

Keshi should stick by old boys – Owolabi

Snubbing players going through a bad patch at their clubs in Europe for roles in the Gabon 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers would be a bad mistake, says former Nigeria attacker Felix Owolabi. Chelsea midfielder Mikel Obi, Fenerbahce striker Emmanuel Emenike, Villarreal forward Uche Ikechukwu, West Brom’s record signing

Nigerian strikers rule Ethiopian league

Nigerian striker Samuel Sanumi has emerged as top scorer in the Ethiopian Premier League for the 2014/2015 season with 19 goals. Another Nigerian Phillip Dauzi, who dons the colours of Ethiopia Commercial Bank, finished second behind Sanumi with 16 goals.

Nigerian Youths set Sharia Court in Kano Ablaze over ‘insult’ to Prophet Mohammed & Alleged Blasphemy by Muslim Cleric!

Hundreds of youths reportedly stormed he streets of the northern Nigerian city of Kano shouting “Allahu Akbar” (God is greatest) on Friday to protest against a Muslim cleric who is accused of blasphemy for comparing the leader of his group to the Prophet Mohammed, and thereafter set the Sharia court ablaze,

Siasia invites 30 for Olympics qualifier

National Under-23 team manager Samson Siasia has invited 30 players to   camp in Abuja ahead of Nigeria’s Rio 2016 Olympic Games qualifier against the winners of the fixture between their bitter rivals Ghana and Congo in July. Ghana and Congo will clash in Accra this weekend and the winners over

Kano youths set Sharia court ablaze

Some Muslim youths on Friday stormed the Kano Government House and the palace of the Emir of Kano, Mahammad Sanusi II, to protest an alleged blaspheming of Prophet Mohammed (SAW) by a Tijjani preacher, Abdul Nyass. The protesters, armed with sticks and other dangerous weapons, stormed the streets of the

APC must double GDP growth –Uduaghan

For the incoming All Progressives Congress-led Federal Government to create prosperity for Nigeria, it would have to double the country’s Gross Domestic Product Growth, the Governor of Delta State, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, has said.

Oyinlola: Kalejaiye appeals against LPDC verdict

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria disrobed on Thursday by the Legal Practitioners Disciplinary Committee of the Body of Benchers, Kunle Kalejaiye, has asked the Supreme Court to rescind the decision. The LPDC had stopped Kalejaiye from practising as a lawyer over professional misconduct.

Firm advises Nigerians on hypertension prevention

As Nigeria joined the world to mark this year’s World Hypertension Day, which took place during the week, a manufacturer of medical equipment for health monitoring and therapy, Omron, has advised Nigerians on moderating salt intake and monitoring their blood pressure regularly. To commemorate the day, an associate professor at

Police storm suspected cultists’ hideout, kill 21

AT least 21 suspected cult members were killed by operatives of the Rivers State Anti-Robbery Squad in Egi community of Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area. A source from the community explained that the incident happened in the wee hours of Thursday in a forest located between Egi and Egburu.

ISIS Takes Control of Historic City of Palmyra | UNESCO Heritage Site Faces Destruction!

We reported earlier that the city of Palmyra which contains one of UNESCO most important archaeological site was under threat from the Islamic State terror group, ISIS as they repotedly advanced to capture this ancient city. Click here if you missed it!